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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nation Music Affiliation Awards opened with Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and Reba McEntire taking part in tribute to the late nation queen Loretta Lynn.
The famous person trio carried out a medley of Lynn’s hits together with “You Ain’t Girl Sufficient,” “Do not Come Dwelling A-Drinkin'” and “Coal Miner’s Daughter” as photos of Lynn have been projected behind them and viewers members sang alongside.
Lainey Wilson was the main nominee at Wednesday’s present and Alan Jackson acquired this 12 months’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Wilson earned nominations in six classes, together with feminine vocalist and album and music of the 12 months.
Jordan Davis’ “Purchase Filth” gained the evening’s first honor, for music of the 12 months. The music featured CMA Awards host Luke Bryan, who Davis referred to as to the stage to hug.
Luke Combs gained album of the 12 months for “Growin’ Up,” whereas Brothers Osborne gained vocal duo of the 12 months and Previous Dominion gained the trophy for vocal group.
Chris Stapleton gained male vocalist of the 12 months, his sixth win within the class. Bryan, Luke Combs, Eric Church and Morgan Wallen have been additionally nominated.
“All the fellows on this class deserve this award,” Stapleton stated.
He devoted the dignity to his 12-year-old daughter, whose birthday was Wednesday.
Bryan co-hosted the present at Bridgestone Enviornment together with NFL nice Peyton Manning.
Becoming a member of nation’s greatest stars for the night have been Katy Perry and actors Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon, who’re taking part in Tammy Wynette and George Jones in an upcoming Showtime restricted collection.
Perry took the stage and carried out “The place We Began” with Thomas Rhett through the present.